– Amazon tightened its relationship with cellular carrier T-Mobile.
Consumers buying T-Mobile phones from
are now able to activate
the phones with new T-Mobile service plans rather than just extend their
existing T-Mobile individual service plans and family plans, Amazon announced.
Consumers who start a new T-Mobile plan also get the option of porting their
existing cellphone number from their previous service provider, Amazon added.
As an introductory offer, AmazonWireless customers who buy a
T-Mobile through March 14 pay no activation fee, for a savings up to $35.
Following its beta launch
in July, AmazonWireless offers more than 150 phones that can be activated on
the AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile networks. T-Mobile phones available
through the site include the BlackBerry Bold 9700, Motorola Cliq Android phone,
HTC Touch Pro2, T-Mobile 3G Dash Windows phone, the SonyEricsson Equinox phone
and the Samsung Behold II.